Nomination archive

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Number:27 - 2
Nominee 1:
Name: The Inter-Parliamentary Union
Nominee 2:
Name: The Permanent International Peace Bureau
Profession:Central office through which peace activities could be coordinated
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1910
Motivation:The Inter-Parliamentary Union promoted international arbitration and it organized annual inter-parliamentary conferences. The Peace Bureau organized peace conferences, and it collected and published peace literature. It was the heart of the European peace movement, and it co-ordinated the activities of the various national and non-governmental peace organizations.
Name:Hans Jakob Horst
Year, Birth:1848
Year, Death:1931
Profession:Rector. Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee (1901-1931).
Country:NORWAY (NO)
Comments: Horst primarily nominated the Inter-Parliamentary Union as a single nominee, or as a co-recipient alonside the Permanent International Peace Bureau. In case the Committee wanted to give the prize to a person Horst primarily suggested that the prize ought to be divided equally between Cremer and Gobat. His subsidiary suggestion was a divided prize between Gobat and Ducommun. The Inter-Parliamentary Union was included on the short list, but no new evalutation was requested.

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